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Unbroken

Unbroken (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Film tie-in edition)

By Hillenbrand, Laura

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Now a major film directed by Angelina Jolie to be released in 2014, this is the true story of one incredibly resilient WWII flier from the author of 'Seabiscuit'.

ISBN 9780008108342
Published 14 November 2014 by HarperCollins
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A Long Way Gone: The True Story of a Child Soldier

A Long Way Gone: The True Story of a Child Soldier (Paperback)

By Beah, Ishmael

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The first-person account of a 26-year-old who fought in the war in Sierra Leone as a 12-year-old boy.

ISBN 9780007247097
Published 1 January 2008 by HarperCollins
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The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers

The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Irving, Nicholas; With Brozek, Gary

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'They call me The Reaper ...' The Reaper tells the incredible true story of the legendary Nicholas Irving, and his journey from wayward Maryland kid to the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest Master Sniper. Irving delivers a gripping first-person account of his development as an exp ...

ISBN 9781863957090
Published 28 January 2015 by Black Inc
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Code Black: Cut off and Facing Overwhelming Odds: the Siege of Nad Ali

Code Black: Cut off and Facing Overwhelming Odds: the Siege of Nad Ali (Hardback)

By Evans, Mark; Sharples, Andrew

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Surrounded, abandoned and fighting overwhelming odds in Afghanistan - one true man's story.

ISBN 9781444784459
Published 10 February 2015 by Hodder & Stoughton
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The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl's Life in the Siege of Leningrad

The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl's Life in the Siege of Leningrad (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Air Iri OME)

By Mukhina, Lena; Translated by Darragh, Amanda Love

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The heartbreaking diary of a sixteen-year-old Russian high school student who was living in Leningrad during the Nazi invasion in 1941.

ISBN 9781447284352
Published 1 February 2015 by Pan Macmillan
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The Change: Stories Along State Highway 38
 

The Change: Stories Along State Highway 38 (Paperback)

By Robinson, Norm

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Lake Waikaremoana area with its surrounding area has seen many changes, most of which are lost in famous mists of the lake, and the mists of time. This book does not set out to be a definitive history, but rather to record what is essentially a series of recollections of the area ...

ISBN 9780473301002
Published 1 December 2014
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The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England

The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England (Hardback)

By Booth, Nicholas

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Late in 1873, London was gripped by the astonishing story emerging from the highest court in the land, where four American conmen were on trial for attempting the greatest financial scam the world had ever seen. Their leader, Austin Bidwell, had hatched a plan of devilish ingenui ...

ISBN 9780752493404
Published 1 April 2014 by Woodslane Pty Ltd
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The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay
 

The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Murray, David

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How did a father with no criminal history come to be on trial for the brutal murder of his wife? It began with a phone call to Brisbane police on 20 April 2012. Allison, wife of real-estate agent Gerard Baden-Clay, was missing. When investigating officers arrived at the family ho ...

ISBN 9781742759838
Published 12 December 2014 by Random House
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Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival
 

Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival (Hardback)

By Gonzales, Laurence

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A dramatic and extraordinarily rare survivors' view of a major air crash, twenty-five years after the tragedy.

ISBN 9780393240023
Published 27 August 2014 by WW Norton & Co
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Cop Without a Badge: The Extraordinary Undercover Life of Kevin Maher

Cop Without a Badge: The Extraordinary Undercover Life of Kevin Maher (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kipps, Charles

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What's the difference between a cop and Kevin Maher? Kevin doesn't have a badge. And he doesn't play by the rules. Cop Without A Badge tracks confidential informant Kevin Maher as he helps the NYPD, the FBI, and many other law enforcement agencies solve cases that range from ...

ISBN 9781439177112
Published 1 August 2009 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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